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1. Family Guy (1999– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.
2. South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
5. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
7. Robot Chicken (2005– )
TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy
From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.
9. The Nut Job (I) (2014)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang's bank robbery.
10. Better Off Dead... (1985)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.
11. The Apartment (1960)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
12. MADtv (1995–2009)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy
Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »
14. Charade (1963)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?
17. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
19. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
20. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.
21. Little Britain (2003–2006)
29 min | Comedy
Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.
22. The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1993)
306 min | Comedy
This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »
23. Suburban Commando (1991)
PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his ... See full summary »
25. Irma la Douce (1963)
Unrated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance
In Paris, an ex-cop falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time. Not so easy...
26. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
28. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
31. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Horror
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
32. Any Which Way You Can (1980)
PG | 116 min | Action, Comedy
Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come ... See full summary »
34. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007– )
TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Music
Two comedians, average nobodies, and celebrity guest stars perform bizarre low-budget comedy sketches.
35. Mystery Team (2009)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
36. Men with Brooms (2002)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Paul Gross stars as the leader of a recently reunited curling team from a small Canadian town. This offbeat comedy follows the team as they work through their respective life issues and ... See full summary »
37. Happy Tree Friends (2006– )
TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy
A series of horrible sudden deaths keep happening to a group of creatures caused by themselves doing the most stupid things.
39. Funny or Die Presents... (2010– )
A series of comedy sketches brought to you by the people at Funny or Die.
Creators: Andrew Steele, Adam McKay, Andrea Savage, Eric Wareheim, Tim Heidecker, Matt Piedmont, Will Ferrell, Chris Henchy, Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Tom, Rob Huebel, Christine Scott Bennett, Callie Cameron
40. The Ricky Gervais Show (2010–2012)
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant talk to Karl Pilkington about important things in life whilst Karl provides anything but intelligent answers. Comedy at its finest with wonderful animation.
41. The State (1993–1995)
30 min | Comedy
Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.
Creators: Kevin Allison, Jonathan K. Bendis, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter, Steven Starr, David Wain | Stars: Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek
42. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)
TV-14 | 210 min | Comedy
Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.
Writers: James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schneider, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan H. Tucker, Andy Samberg | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer
43. Upright Citizens Brigade (1998–2000)
30 min | Comedy
Agents Adair, Antoine, Colby and Trotter both monitor and create chaos across the universe. The sketches you see throughout most of the show are different subjects being monitored. At the ... See full summary »
44. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Third-rate superhero Harvey Birdman gets a new lease on life when he becomes a lawyer.
48. Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (2010– )
TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
See Dr. Steve learn about restaurants, spend time with his family, conquer his fears, and more. Featuring guest appearances by Jan Skylar, Wayne Skylar, and David Liebe Hart.
49. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1994–2004)
TV-PG | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.